Textbook: either book listed below is suitable for this course
• Introductory Algebra, Custom Edition for IUPUI, Bittinger, Ellenbogen &
Johnson
• Elementary & Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications, 4th Ed; Bittinger,
Ellenbogen & Johnson
Day  Date  Topics  HW Due (11:59pm) 
1  Monday 1/12  Introduction MML Chapter 1 Pretest 1.1 Introduction to Algebra 
1/19 
2  Wednesday 1/14  1.2 The Commutative, Associative, and
Distributive Laws 1.3 Fraction Notation 
1/21 
3  Friday 1/16  1.4 Positive and Negative Real Numbers 1.5 Addition of Real Numbers 
1/23 
Monday 1/19  NO CLASS – Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday  
4  Wednesday 1/21  1.6 Subtraction of Real Numbers 1.7 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers 
1/26 
5  Friday 1/23  1.8 Exponential Notation and Order of Operations MML Chapter 2 Pretest 
1/28 
6  Monday 1/26  2.1 Solving Equations 2.2 Using the Principles Together **MML Chapter 1 Test opens on 1/26 (cutoff date is 1/29) 
1/30 
7  Wednesday 1/28  2.3 Formulas  2/2 
8  Friday 1/30  2.4 Applications With Percents Review 
2/2 
9  Monday 2/2  Exam #1; Chapters 1 and 2 (2.1 – 2.4)  
10  Wednesday 2/4  2.5 Problem Solving  2/9 
11  Friday 2/6  2.6 Solving Inequalities 2.7 Solving Applications With Inequalities **MML Chapter 2 Test opens on 2/8 (cutoff date is 2/11) MML Chapter 3 Pretest 
2/11 
12  Monday 2/9  3.1 Reading Graphs, Plotting Points, and Scaling
Graphs 3.2 Graphing Linear Equations 
2/13 
13  Wednesday 2/11  3.3 Graphing Intercepts  2/16 
14  Friday 2/13  3.4 Rates  2/18 
15  Monday 2/16  3.5 Slope  2/20 
16  Wednesday 2/18  3.6 Slope – Intercept Form **MML Chapter 3 Test opens on 2/19 (cutoff date is 2/22) 
2/23 
17  Friday 2/20  3.7 Point – Slope Form Review 
2/23 
18  Monday 2/23  Exam #2; Chapters 2 (2.5 – 2.7) and 3 MML Chapter 4 Pretest 

19  Wednesday 2/25  4.1 Exponents and Their Properties  3/2 
20  Friday 2/27  4.2 Polynomials 4.3 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials 
3/4 
21  Monday 3/2  4.4 Multiplication of Polynomials  3/6 
22  Wednesday 3/4  4.5 Special Products  3/9 
23  Friday 3/6  4.6 Polynomials in Several Variables  3/11 
24  Monday 3/9  4.7 Division of Polynomials **MML Chapter 4 Test opens on 3/9 (cutoff date is 3/12) 
3/13 
25  Wednesday 3/11  4.8 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation Review 
3/13 
26  Friday 3/13  Exam #3; Chapter 4 MML Chapter 5 Pretest 

Monday 3/16  NO CLASS – Spring Recess  
Wednesday 3/18  NO CLASS – Spring Recess  
Friday 3/20  NO CLASS – Spring Recess  
27  Monday 3/23  5.1 Introduction to Factoring  3/27 
28  Wednesday 3/25  5.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Type x^2 + bx + c  3/30 
29  Friday 3/27  5.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Type ax^2 + bx + c  4/1 
30  Monday 3/30  5.4 Factoring PerfectSquare Trinomials and Differences of Squares  4/3 
31  Wednesday 4/1  5.5 Factoring Sums or Differences of Cubes 5.6 Factoring: A General Strategy 
4/6 
32  Friday 4/3  5.7 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring **MML Chapter 5 Test opens on 4/4 (cutoff date is 4/7) 
4/8 
33  Monday 4/6  5.8 Solving Applications Review 
4/8 
34  Wednesday 4/8  Exam #4; Chapter 5 MML Chapter 6 Pretest 

35  Friday 4/10  6.1 Rational Expressions  4/15 
36  Monday 4/13  6.2 Multiplication and Division  4/17 
37  Wednesday 4/15  6.3 Addition, Subtraction, and Least Common Denominators  4/20 
38  Friday 4/17  6.4 Addition and Subtraction with Unlike Denominators  4/22 
39  Monday 4/20  6.5 Complex Rational Expressions  4/24 
40  Wednesday 4/22  6.6 Solving Rational Equations **MML Chapter 6 Test opens on 4/23 (cutoff date is 4/26) 
4/27 
41  Friday 4/24  6.7 Applications Using Rational Equations and
Proportions, Formulas, and Equations Review 
4/27 
42  Monday 4/27  Exam #5; Chapter 6  
43  Wednesday 4/29  Review for Final  
44  Friday 5/1  Review for Final  
45  Monday 5/4  Review for Final 
**MyMathLab Test cutoff time is 11:59pm.
Final Exam is Friday, May 8^{th}; 8:00am – 10:00am in the Lecture Hall